[Student Sermons by Henry L. Simmons]

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Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

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circa 1968

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Interdenominational Theological Center student Henry L. Simmons delivers sermons titled “The Negativeness of Judgment” and “Giving Worthy Credit for Church Growth” in Dr. Isaac R. Clark’s homiletics class.

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00:00:05 Greetings and prayer.

00:00:44 Introduces Matthew 7:1-5.

00:02:00 Introduces sermon: The Negativeness of Judgment.

00:03:53 Talks about how in many cases sermons preached at ITC are negative.

00:07:24 Gives two examples of himself.

00:10:20 Suggests people turn and look at themselves.

00:12:35 Sermon ends.

00:12:52 Introduces Philippians 4:4-17.

00:16:41 Introduces sermon: Giving Worthy Credit for Church Growth.

00:20:01 Talks about why it is important to talk about preachers failing to give credit to people in the church.

00:24:49 Talks about the need to know who the pillars of the church are.

00:29:15 Sermon ends.


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